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Rep. Daniel Davis, R-Jacksonville, is turning his focus from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. Comment?
Not only could Scott tout an unemployment rate at its lowest level since September 2008, but the jobs, jobs, jobs governor also signed a tax-break bill for manufacturers that was one of his top legislative priorities. Comment?
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office recently filed suit against BP to recover damages incurred by our state as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Comment?
Florida's legislators showed restraint when crafting the 2013-14 budget, but they still included almost $107 million in projects that received little or no public review, according to one of the state's leading government watchdogs. Comment?
Brandon Michael Cannon, 26, owner of a now-shuttered Port St. Lucie senior arcade, has filed to run against state Sen. Comment?
It's impossible to write about Brian Pitts of the self-styled advocacy group Justice 2 Jesus without using the terms 'gadfly' and 'ubiquitous.' From News Service of Florida archives: "Pitts is a ubiquitous presence at the Capitol, testifying frequently before legislative committees." From the Tampa Bay Times in 2008: "Pitts, 36, of St. Comment?
The party circuit has slowed, there are fewer lights burning into the night at the Capitol and the traffic is better. Comment?
While Jeff Atwater, Pam Bondi and Adam Putnam have not drawn major Democratic opponents yet, these Florida Cabinet officials are getting a boost from the Republican Party of Florida . Comment?
It's been nearly six months since the death of Gov. Rick Scott's mom, Esther Scott. Comment?
Despite losing a congressional race in 2012, former state House Majority Leader Adam Hasner is showing no signs of going away. Comment?
Republican Party of Florida Vice Chairman Blaise Ingoglia announced Wednesday that he will run for the Florida House seat currently held by the term-limited Rep. Comment?
The Emperor Organization, a Florida nonprofit company supposedly set up to offer educational and charitable help to businesses, received three-quarters of a million dollars in federal money three and four years ago -- but now it's disappeared off the map and may have been nothing more than an illusion. Comment?
Former state Rep. Richard Steinberg and his wife Micky are hoping Floridians show the same tendency as voters across the nation of forgiving politicians embroiled in extramarital affairs. Comment?
With the 2013 legislative session over, most lawmakers are already back in their districts after two months in Tallahassee. Comment?
No matter how many post-session news stories sing the praises of a new spirit of cooperation between the two chambers of the Legislature, a plain-as-day reality remains: The Senate and House were not always on the same page in 2013, despite solid Republican majorities in both chambers. Comment?
State lawmakers have passed an election reform bill designed to help fix the long lines and counting delays that plagued last November's election. Comment?
Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland is "disappointed" by the unexpected defeat of her Parent Empowerment legislation , but her efforts to get parents involved in their children's education are not down for the count. Comment?
With Rep. Betty Reed, D-Tampa, facing term limits in 2014, attorney Sean Shaw, best known for his time as Florida's insurance consumer advocate and for being the son of former Chief Justice Leander Shaw, has emerged as a serious candidate to replace her in representing parts of Hillsborough County in Tallahassee. Comment?
Parent empowerment legislation once again stalled in the Florida Senate on Tuesday, as four Republican senators who backed parent empowerment in 2012 turned around and voted against it in 2013. Comment?
Reports surfaced Monday that former Rep. Shawn Harrison will aim for a rematch in 2014, setting his sights on the seat occupied by Rep. Comment?